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Former Kantongerecht Groenlo - Groenlo - the Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member eilers1
N 52° 02.618 E 006° 37.135
32U E 336707 N 5768566
Quick Description: Former "Kantongerecht" (courthouse) in Groenlo, a small city in the eastern parts of the Netherlands. Official courthouse until 2002.
Location: Gelderland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 4/14/2019 1:30:35 AM
Waymark Code: WM10CH9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
In the Netherlands, case law is organized in the following way: A case starts at a court, where the judge makes his decision. If the suspect does not agree with the verdict , he can appeal at the court of justice. After the trial there, the final judgment follows. Finally, there is the Supreme Court. This can decide whether a process must be repeated or not. Until 2002 we still had another kind of court in the Netherlands. This was the Kantongerecht. Here the simple criminal cases from the region were dealt with.
The building you are standing in front of here is the "Kantongerecht" of Groenlo. Groenlo had a "Kantongerecht" from 1838 to 2002. This specific building dates from 1907.
The building was sold by the Dutch State in 2015. It is now occupied by a private individual who also uses it as an office.
Year Built: 1907

Current Use of Building: private housing and working

Level of Courts: County

Architect: Willem Cornelis Metzelaar

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1834 - 2002

Physical Address:
Maliebaan 8 7141 CC Groenlo the Netherlands


Hours:
Shut down in 2002


Related Website: [Web Link]

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